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PM Modi dedicates iCREATE facility to nation

Prime Minister Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu have dedicated the iCREATE facility to the nation, located on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. iCreate is an independent Centre created with the objective of facilitating entrepreneurship through a blend of creativity, innovation, engineering, product design and leveraging emerging technologies to deal with major issues such as ..

2018 International Kite Festival (Uttarayan) launched in Ahmedabad

The 31st International Kite Festival (Uttarayan) has launched at Sabarmati River Front in Ahmedabad, Gujarat from January 7, 2018. The week-long colorful festival has inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in the presence of Governor Shri O.P.Kohli. As per reports, 149 foreign kite fliers from 44 countries are participating in this edition of international ..

The 2018 Annual Conference of DGPs and IGPs started in MP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has attended the annual conference of DGPs and IGPs at the BSF Academy at Tekanpur in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh on January 7, 2018. Over 250 top police officers from all over the country are taking part in the three-day conference. The 2-day Director Generals of Police (DGPs) Conference is an annual ..

2nd edition of Iranshah Udvada Utsav (IUU-2017) started in Gujrat

The 2nd edition of the Iranshah Udvada Utsav, a cultural festival of Parsi community, has started in Gujarat on December 23, 2017. The festival is organized by Foundation for Development of Udvada along with Gujarat Tourism and the Udvada Samast Anjuman. The highlights of the festival include a screening of the new ‘Jiyo Parsi’ film, ..

India’s first cartoon network theme park “Amaazia”

Broadcaster Turner International India and Gujarat-based Rajgreen Group have entered into a brand partnership to set up India’s first Cartoon Network branded amusement park “Amaazia” in Surat, Gujarat. The park is expected to be operational by the first quarter of 2019 on a budget of Rs 450 crore. It will spread across an area of ..

Amul named as India’s best FMCG company in food sector by International Advertising Association (IAA)

The Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMF), which markets the Amul brand of milk and milk products, has been recognised as the India’s best Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Company in the food sector by the International Advertising Association (IAA). Amul was presented the 5th IAA Leadership Award for this recognition at Mumbai on ..

Jayantilal Barot (75), senior BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha member passes away

Jayantilal Barot (75), the senior BJP leader and former Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat, has passed away on September 23, 2017. He was ex-chairman of Gujrat Housing Board and former Chairman of Gujarat Backward Classes Development Corporation.

India signed $76 million of loan deal with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to upgrade Alang-Sosiya Shipyards

India has signed a loan deal of $76 million with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for a project to upgrade the environment management plan at Alang-Sosiya ship recycling yards. The total cost of the project will be $111 million, out of which $76 million will be provided as soft loan from JICA. Out of the ..